Xiaofei Song

Co-Chair, Department of Accounting and Commercial Law
Sobey School of Business
Accounting

Faculty Member Information

Biosketch

Dr. Xiaofei Song is an Associated Professor of Accounting and Co-Chair of Department of Accounting and Commercial Law. Her research interests include financial reporting, financial analyst's forecast, corporate governance, and accounting education. Her research has been published in journals such as Journal of Accounting, Audition & Finance, Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics. Her more recent work focuses on fair value accounting and technology in education. Dr. Song is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant and Fellow Certified General Accountant. Her teaching

Professional Licensures & Certifications

Chartered Professional Accountant, CPA Canada, 2016
Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant, CPA Canada, 2016
Chartered Professional Accountant, CPA Canada, 2016
Fellow Certified General Accountant, CGA Canada, 2011
Certified General Accountant, CGA Canada, 2004

Academic Work Experience

2004 - Present, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University
2004 - 2005, Visiting Professor, Pace University
1998 - 2004, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2017/02 - 2017/02, ACCT6641 - Financial Reporting and Statement Analysis (MBA-CPA)
2016/02 - 2016/02, ACCT6656 - Integrative Financial Accounting (MBA-CPA)

Scholarly Contributions

Book

G Porter., C Norton., D Chesley., X Song.. "Financial Accounting - The Impact on Decision Makers, Second Canadian edition" (Winter - 2009)
G Porter., C Norton., D Chesley., X Song.. "Financial Accounting - The Impact on Decision Makers, First Canadian edition" (Winter - 2007)

Journal Articles

Song Xiaofei, Fan Hong. "Earnings Management of Chinese Central State-Owned Enterprises - The effects of state level incentives", Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (Fall - 2017)
Song Xiaofei, Fan Hong, Power Jeffrey. "The Impact of Clickers on Classroom Behavior and Learning Experience - A Cross-cultural Comparison of Chinese and Canadian Students", Journal of Teaching in International Business (Fall - 2017)
Song Xiaofei. "Changes in Lease Financing Practice during the Lease Accounting Standard Overhaul (2005-2014)", American Journal of Finance and Accounting (Spring - 2016)
Song Xiaofei. "Fair Value Accounting and Bank Financial Stability", Global Economy and Finance Journal (Spring - 2016)
Song Xiaofei. "Valuation Relevance of Fair Values – The Effect of Market Volatility", Accounting Perspectives (Spring - 2015)
Song Xiaofei. "Fair Value Accounting and Market Volatility", Global Review of Accounting and Finance Forthcoming (Winter - 2013), N/A
Song Xiaofei. "Valuation Implication of Lease Contingent Payments", Global Review of Accounting and Finance 4(1) (Winter - 2012), 104-118
Mensah Yaw, Song Xiaofei, Simon Ho,. "The Effect of Conservatism on Analysts’ Annual Earnings Forecast Accuracy and Dispersion", Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance Spring 19(2) (Winter - 2004), 159-184
Mensah Yaw, Song Xiaofei, Smon Ho,. "The Long-term Payoff from increased Corporate Disclosures", Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 22 (2) (Winter - 2003), 107-150

Presentation

Song Xiaofei. "Fair Value Accounting and Market Conditions", The 17th International Business Research Conference (Summer - 2012)
Song Xiaofei. "Valuation Implication of Lease Contingent Payments", The Fourth Annual American Business Research Conference (Summer - 2011)
Song Xiaofei. "Valuation Implication of Lease Contingent Payments and Lease Renewal Options", The European Accounting Association 35th Annual Congress (Summer - 2011)
Song Xiaofei, Chesley Dick. "Investors’ Assessment of Analyst Forecast - The Effect of Analyst Track Record and Analyst/Firm Relationship", Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2005 Annual Meeting (Summer - 2005)
Song Xiaofei, Chesley George. "An Experimental Examination of the Effect of Bias Proxies on Investors’ Assessment of Analysts’ Forecast Bias", Atlantic School of Business 2003 Annual Conference (Fall - 2003)
Mensah Yaw, Xiaofei Song,, Simon H. "Is There a Long-term Payoff to Greater Corporate Disclosures? The USA Experience", The 13th Asian Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues (Fall - 2001)
Mensah Yaw, Xiaofei Song, Simon Ho. "Longitudinal Trends in Analysts' Aggregate Earnings Forecast Attributes and Their determinants", Conference on Quantitative Finance and Accounting (Fall - 2001)
Song Xiaofei. "Analysts' Annual Earnings Forecast Revisions around Interim Earnings Announcements", The American Accounting Association 1999 Annual Meeting (Summer - 1999)
Song Xiaofei. "The Predictive Value of Interim Earnings", Atlantic School of Business 2000 Annual Conference (Fall - 1999)

Conference Proceedings

Song Xiaofei, Fan Hong. "The Effects of Mobile Based ARS on Student Classroom Experience and Performance- Evidence from non-accounting major students in accounting courses", The American Accounting Association 2016 Annual Conference on Teaching and Learnings Accounting (2016 - 2016)
Song Xiaofei. "Changes in Lease Financing Practice during the Lease Accounting Standard Overhaul", The 15th World Business Research Conference (2016 - 2016)
Song Xiaofei, Fan Hong. "Earnings Management of Chinese Central State-Owned Enterprises - The alignment effects and state-level incentives", The Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2015 Conference (2015 - 2015)
Song Xiaofei, Fan Hong. "Earnings Management of Chinese Central State-Owned Enterprises - The alignment effects and state-level incentives", The America Accounting Association 2015 annual Conference (2015 - 2015)
Song Xiaofei, Pham Hung. "The Performance of Experts Recommended Stocks - The Effect of the Experts", The Atlantic School of Business Annual Conference 2013 Conference (2013 - 2013)
Song Xiaofei, Chesley George. "Regulation, Disclosure, and Analyst’s Bias Assessment - The implications on the US and Canadian practice", Oxford Business and Economics Conference (2008 - 2008)
Song Xiaofei, Chesley George. "Disclosure Regulation and Investors’ Assessment of Analyst Bias – A Comparison of US and Canadian Practice", The 29th Global Conference on Business and Management (2006 - 2006)